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PRESS RELEASE: AGORA EVANGELISM'S 14TH ANNIVERSARY

Taneytown, MD
11/25/2020 05:45 PM
Agora Evangelism's Report On Its 14th Annual Meeting, Nov. 13, 2020... Read more

McDaniel College announces new National Security Program

Westminster, MD
11/23/2020 01:37 PM
New program pairs with any program of study and allows McDaniel students to specialize in an area of interest, such as interstate conflict, intra-state political violence, cybersecurity, ethics, and human rights. Francis Grice, associate professor of political science and international studies, leads the National Security Program.... Read more

Budget Work Session and Board Updates Meeting – December 2nd

Westminster, MD
11/19/2020 12:38 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold a work session on the proposed FY22 Operating Budget on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.... Read more

Nov. 18th MD Dept. of Commerce Updates.

Westminster, MD
11/18/2020 09:45 AM
Governor Hogan Announces Hospital Surge Measures, Statewide Capacity Restrictions

In yesterday's press conference, Governor Hogan announced an emergency order, taking effect on Friday, November 20th, at 5:00 pm, for the following mandates:... Read more

Revised - Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Westminster, MD
11/17/2020 01:09 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will announce in public session that they will meet in closed session at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act, Section 3-305 (b) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland and Section 3-103 of the General Provision Articles of the Annotated Code of Maryland, to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, and consult with legal counsel.... Read more

Nov. 17 MD Dept. of Commerce Update

Westminster, MD
11/17/2020 10:56 AM
Governor Hogan will hold a press conference today at 2:00 pm to  announce additional actions in our fight against the COVID-19 surge.  

The press conference may be watched on YouTube, Twitter, or Facebook.... Read more

Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee Meeting Rescheduled

Westminster, MD
11/17/2020 09:01 AM
The Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee (SECAC) meeting, originally scheduled for Wednesday, November 18th, is being moved to December.  A revised date will be determined and shared with families soon.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Nick Shockney, Director of Special Education, at (410) 751-3033.... Read more

What's New!

Hampstead, MD
11/16/2020 08:37 AM
Some changes in the time of Covid.... Read more

Board of Education to Hold Updates Meeting November 18th

Westminster, MD
11/13/2020 04:22 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold an updates meeting on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. This will be a hybrid meeting in which Board members are present in the Boardroom. Due to social distancing guidelines, some participants may be attending virtually, and the public will not be able to attend the meeting.... Read more

Nov. 13th MD Dept. of Commerce Updates

Westminster, MD
11/13/2020 09:57 AM
Governor Hogan Announces $70 Million In New Investments To Protect The Health, Safety, And Well-Being Of Marylanders.

ECONOMIC RECOVERY INITIATIVE UPDATES... Read more

Point Breeze Credit Union Donates $25,000 to the Carroll County Veterans Independence Project

Westminster, MD
11/11/2020 01:27 PM
Point Breeze Credit Union has made a $25,000 donation to the Carroll County Veterans Independence Project (CCVIP) to further the construction of an office space for a Veterans Services Center for displaced veterans.... Read more

FSK Football Coach Named Ravens Coach of the Week

Westminster, MD
11/11/2020 10:31 AM
Francis Scott Key Head Football Coach Will Thompson has been named one of the Baltimore Ravens Rise High School Football Coaches of the Week.... Read more

Nov. 11 MD Dept. of Commerce Update

Westminster, MD
11/11/2020 10:22 AM
Governor Hogan Announces Series of Actions to Slow the Spread of COVID-19
EFFECTIVE TODAY (11/11/20) AT 5:00 PM:
INDOOR DINING CAPACITY REDUCED TO 50%.
PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY ISSUED LIMITING INDOOR GATHERINGS TO 25 PEOPLE OR FEWER
EXPANDED OUT-OF-STATE TRAVEL ADVISORY
GOVERNMENT OFFICES TO RETURN TO MANDATORY TELEWORKING:... Read more

Special Veteran’s Day Broadcast to Feature Local Veteran Interviews

Westminster, MD
11/09/2020 05:27 PM
On November 11, 2020 the Community Media Center (CMC) will observe Veteran’s Day with a special broadcast featuring interviews with Carroll County Veterans. The allday broadcast will start at 9:00 am on Channel HD-1086 and on cable Channel 19.... Read more

CCPS Coaches Receive State Awards

WEstminster, MD
11/09/2020 02:38 PM
Two coaches from Carroll County Public Schools - Steve DeFeo, boys’ lacrosse coach at Westminster High School, and Brenda Strohmer, field hockey coach at Liberty High School - have been named as National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) State Coaches of the Year for the 2019-2020 school year.... Read more

Carroll Arts Center’s 23rd Annual Festival of Wreaths

Westminster, MD
11/09/2020 09:12 AM
The Carroll County Arts Council will celebrate the 23rd year of its signature holiday event, the annual Festival of Wreaths silent auction, from November 27 – December 6.... Read more

FSK Press Release

Taneytown, MD
11/09/2020 08:58 AM
FSK class advisors have had to think much more creatively this year as they plan fundraisers for 2021.

Good news! There will be a fall play this year.... Read more

Virtual Red Kettle

Weswtminster, MD
11/06/2020 12:47 PM
Help support The Salvation Army in their Virtual Red Kettle!  Visit their team page to learn more and donate.... Read more

Nov. 6th MD Dept. of Commerce Updates

Westminster, MD
11/06/2020 09:27 AM
MD State Arts Grants:
MD Labor and MD Department of Housing and Community Development Relief Programs:
Grants to Destination Marketing Organizations (DMO)... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Westminster, MD
11/05/2020 03:25 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will announce in public session that they will meet in closed session at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act, Section 3-305 (b) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland and Section 3-103 of the General Provision Articles of the Annotated Code of Maryland, to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, consult with legal counsel, and discuss matters related to negotiations.... Read more

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